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The Grey Man

Natural Rock Feature


Visited 16.05.15.
The Grey Man lives at NX 436 845, in the middle of nowhere. To find him requires good map and compass work or a GPS.
I followed the Loch Valley Route. Avoid the first Merrick path, continue down the road, cross a bridge and bear left at the Loch Valley sign. The path was defined but boggy in places, continuing upwards towards Loch Valley, then Loch Neldricken. From here head N over boggy ground towards the small Loch Arrow. Continue N to climb Craig Neldricken. Loch Enoch lies straight ahead, a substantial body of water. When you reach the loch head turn L round the shore. Look out for a valley between two rigs, heading SW. Hug the R side of the valley until you emerge into the expansive Rig of the Gloon. The Grey Man should be on your R, silhouetted on Benyallery.
I retraced my steps to return, however it is possible to head for the summit of The Merrick and return by the Benyallery and Culsharg Bothy route given a long day and plenty of energy.
Posted by markj99
8th October 2018ce
Edited 8th October 2018ce

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